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A Dorset Police officer has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in West Parley. Dorset Police was called to the car park of the Horns Inn in Christchurch Road …
Dorset Police

Officers from Dorset Police are appealing for the owner of a dog to come forward after a man was bitten in Shaftesbury. At around 6.45am on Friday 24 April 2020 the victim – …
Dorset Police

Police officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after a dog was stolen in North Dorset. The 10-month old female chocolate Cocker Spaniel was stolen from her home in Mampitts …
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The organisers of the Gillingham Carnival have announced that this year’s processions, scheduled for Saturday 10 October, have been cancelled. Instead the next processions have been scheduled for 9 October 2021. In a …
le neubourg way roadworks gillingham

Mike Gosden, a resident of Church View, Gillingham, is calling for local people to send him their thoughts and observations about the ongoing roadworks on Le Neubourg Way  where work is resuming. Mike, …
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A new helpline has been launched to support parents and carers who are worried about how their child is coping during the Coronavirus pandemic. Dorset Council’s Educational Psychology Service has set-up the helpline …
sewing virus scrubs Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Town Council is calling on local volunteers to join a new ‘Scrub Hub’ it has set up to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to local health and social workers, writes Richard Thomas. …
Mayor Gillingham

Town councillors have narrowly voted to postpone the Annual Council Meeting for a year because of the current Covid-19 emergency. This means that Gillingham mayor Barry Von Clemens and deputy mayor Paul Harris …
Dorset police

Police officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At 11.46am on Thursday 23 April 2020 Dorset …